Law and the Lives of Women
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Goals: To gain a better understanding of the legal system, its' impact on women, and the historical development of law in the context of the cultural politics of gender. Content: Using readings of text and law, and practical learning in the context of advocacy and women's issues, the course examines 1) the historical development of policies aimed at eliminating gender bias and promoting equality and 2) the practice of advocating for women in the current legal system. Taught: Once per year. Prerequisites: LGST 1250 or WSTD 1010, or permission of the legal studies chair or paralegal program director. Note: Legal specialty course. Credits: 4 credits
Hanson, Leondra, "LGST3790-01.Law and the Lives of Women.Sp15.Hanson,Leondra" (2015). Syllabi. 4940.